diacetic acid

[dahy-uh-see-tik, -set-ik, dahy-]

noun Chemistry.


Origin of diacetic acid

First recorded in 1880–85; di-1 + acetic acid
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diacetic acid in Medicine

diacetic acid

[dī′ə-sētĭk]

n.

acetoacetic acid
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